IndustryCorporate Communications
TypeFull Time
SalaryGBP 50000.00

SAM/ AD – Financial Services and Real Estate - £45-50k

Award winning independent strategic communications agency is looking for a Associate to join the team. London based, this agency works on high profile financial and corporate communications, crisis and issues management, political affairs, sustainability and campaigning.

They are growing and going from strength to strength in terms of client portfolio and revenue generation and are looking for a team player to join their collaborative and social culture which boast a diverse range of experience from seasoned journalists and bankers to lawyers and communications experts.

The Role: Associate - SAM/ AD

The team is one of the largest within the company and has a wide remit including specialist franchises in financial services (in particular banking, asset & wealth management, insurance and private equity) and housebuilding & real estate.

We are looking for a competent and dynamic financial or corporate communications professional who is accustomed to managing accounts to work within the Financial Services and Real Estate team. Clients range across international and domestic clients, from multinational corporations and renowned brands, to fast growing start-ups and the international HNW private client community.

We are looking for someone who has the following attributes:

  • 3-4 years’ experience PR agency experience
  • Experienced Corporate PR account manager (Financial PR experience an advantage)
  • Proven experience in Financial Services, with an in depth understanding of asset & wealth management and strong media contacts in the sector
  • Creative, ambitious, and confident enough to deal with client matters at all levels
  • Excellent media relations skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • An effective team player with collaborative and pragmatic approach to working
  • Ability to drive and maintain momentum of account activity, adept at maintaining client service while juggling multiple demands
  • Team player, keen to take an active role in guiding and bringing on junior team members

The role will encompass the following:

  • Develop a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses to effectively interpret, develop and manage their message with a view to becoming a trusted source of advice
  • Play a key role in client planning and execution, generating ideas to help clients achieve their communications objectives
  • Drive activity to generate positive media coverage for clients - selling in stories to media proactively and spotting opportunities
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the traditional and social / digital media landscape to capitalise on opportunities for clients and support senior team members in identifying potential risks
  • Drafting communications on behalf of clients, with minimal need for changes / oversight – from press releases and social media content to reactive statements and Q&As
  • Play an active role in supporting on new business opportunities, assisting the team in developing and presenting new business proposals
  • Proactively network with contacts and potential clients; maintain and develop relationships with relevant journalists and analysts to inform and create opportunities for clients
  • Assisting with development of the agencies analysts through hands-on guidance on client accounts and overseeing account infrastructure and admin


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Please note due to the high volume of applicants if you have not heard from one of us here in team London you have unfortunately not been selected on this occasion, we may be in touch in the future with other opportunities

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Contact Person

Amy Wilson

Principal Consultant

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